What You Will Do:
As a Case Manager and as the key registered nurse on the patient care team, you will coordinate, supervise and manage the clinical care to patients from admission to discharge for patients in their home. You will develop, implement, coordinate and evaluate patient specific care plans according to physician orders and provide one on one nursing care and treatment to patients.
Performs the role of clinical episode management to include oversight of clinical tracks and clinical outcomes; manages multidisciplinary care coordination on caseload from admission to discharge
Assess, evaluate, develop, implement and communicate the progress of patient's health and condition using required documents, reports and established timelines.
Provides supervision and evaluation of aides and nurses
Leads discussions on multidisciplinary patient care cases as appropriate
Communicates and collaborates with all members of the patient care team; physicians, family members and community resources to achieve and maintain continuity of patient care
Current and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse specific to that state the employee is assigned to work by the Company.
Minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience as a registered nurse (RN)
Current CPR certification
Valid Driver's License and reliable transportation and agency required liability insurance to perform patient visits.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree
Acute care experience as a registered nurse with the adult population in a medical surgical setting
Previous home health or hospice experience
Knowledge and experience using the Oasis assessment tools in the homecare setting
Amedisys Home Health Services